Fire Officer's Guide to Disaster Control

Fire Officer's Guide to Disaster Control

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This book will help you respond to disasters with the necessary operational procedures to save lives and property. The first moments of any incident can set the tone for the entire operation. Includes information on training, planning and procedures, communication, handling casualties, infrastructure assessment, recovery operations, and stress debriefing. Contents: Disaster planning Historical lessons Organizationa structure and incident command Resource management and augmentation Training and preperation Communications and information management Catastrophic fires Civil disorders and riots Weather-related natural disasters Terrain-based natural disasters Transportation disasters Hazardous materials incidents Enemy attack and UFO potential Mass casualties and mass evacuation Aftermath and recovery Glossary Appendices.Many persons read this text in conjunction with a required college course entitled Disaster and Fire Defense Planning. ... Miniatures include main street buildings, elevated water storage tanks, horizontal LP-gas tanks, electric substations, anbsp;...

Title:Fire Officer's Guide to Disaster Control
Author:William M. Kramer, Charles William Bahme
Publisher:PennWell Books - 1992-01


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